Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.

For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:
Tel: 01938 552 043

Email: ticwelshpool@btconnect.com

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisation

2017

SEPTEMBER

Artworks by Welshpool High School Students. Powysland Museum
*Canal Boat Trips every Weekend. 11am & 2pm. Adults £8, Children £4. Tickets from Tourist Information Centre. 01938 552 043
Fri 1st: Open day at Powysland Museum. Free Entry. 11am-5pm
Fri 1st: Historic Garden Walk, Powis Castle. 1.30-3pm. Normal Admission Charge. No Booking Necessary.
Fri 1st/Sat 2nd: Llanwddyn Weekend of Folk & Acoustic Music. www.llanwddynevents.co.uk
Fri 1st/Sun 3rd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Steam Gala.
Sat 2nd: Llanfair Caereinion Show
Sat 2nd: Tea with the Tudors. Afternoon Tea with Tudor Re-enactors. Church House, 2.30pm £5, under 16 £3. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers.
Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 2nd: Welshpool Ladies Hockey Club Coffee Morning, Church House.
Tues 5th:Knit & Natter, Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Thurs 7th: Commonwealth Baton passes through Welshpool
Fri 8th: Historic Garden Walk, Powis Castle. 1.30-3pm. Normal Admission Charge. No Booking Necessary.
Sat 9th: Coffee Morning, Church House.
Sat 9th: Open Day Powis Castle. Free Entry. 10am-5.30pm
Sat 9th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sun 10th:Open Doors Day at Gregynog. 12-4.30pm. 01686650224
Mon 11th: Film 'Lion' (PG), Town Hall. Doors open 6.30pm. £3.50
Fri 15th: Historic Garden Walk. Powis Castle. 1.30-3pm. Normal Admission Charge. No Booking Necessary.
Sat 16th: Fund Raising Coffee Morning for 1940's Weekend, Church House.
Sat 16th: Open Day, Dolforwyn Castle. Free Entry. 11am-4pm
Sat 16th: 50's/60's Night Plus Elvis Tribute. Church House, 7.30pm. £10 inc Supper. Bring Own Drinks. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers
Sat 16th/Sun 17th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 16th/Sun 17th: Teddy Bear Weekend, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk    
Sun 17th: Food Fair, Llanfyllin Workhouse. 10-5pm. 01691649062
Sun 17th: Open Day at Llanfyllin Workhouse. Guided Tours, Exhibitions, Workshops, Live Music & activities for all the Family.
Mon 18th: Railways of India & Sri Lanka. Corn Exchange. 7.30pm. 01686 650 102
Tues 19th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553 001
Fri 22nd: Historic Garden Walk, Powis Castle. 1.30-3pm. Normal Admission Charge. No Booking Necessary
Sat 23rd: Belan Community Association Coffee Morning, Church House.
Sat 23rd: Diesel Day, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 23rd/Sun 24th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 23rd: Baroque Musical Event, Montgomery
Sun 24th: House Visit at Gregynog. 2.30pm. 01686 650 224
Sun 24th: 'Walking for Tease'. 8 mile Welshpool Canal Walk in memory of Teresa Thomas, for Hope House. 10am. www.hopehouse.org.uk/events
Mon 25th:Reading Group, Library.5-6.15pm.01938553001
Fri 29th: Historic Garden Walk, Powis Castle. 1.30-3pm. Normal Admission Charge. No Booking Necessary
Fri 29th/Sun 1st Oct: 1940's Weekend. Various events and activities around the town. 077821 66342
Sat 30th: Canal Boat Trips. See Above
Sat 30th: Buttington Musical Theatre Company Coffee Morning, Church House.
Sat 30th/Sun 1st: Grand Finale, 1940's Weekend. Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 30th: Vintage Tea Dance, Church House. 2-5pm. £5 inc tea & cakes. Tickets from Theatre Hafren. 01686 614 555
Sat 30th: Open Day, Leighton Centre. Guided Tours 11am & 2pm. Booking Essential. 01547 530 835 (Steve Burgess)
Sat 30th: Medieval Encampment, Montgomery Castle. Free Entry. 01686 668 442

OCTOBER

World War 1: 'The Homefront' Exhibition. Powysland Museum
Sun 1st: Flicks in the Sticks 'Casablanca'. Church House, 2.30pm. £5 inc Tea & Cake. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers.
Sun 1st: Shawbury Military Wives Choir, Porthywaen Silver Band, Tammy Jones. Methodist Church. 7pm. £7.50. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers.
Sun 1st: Open Day, Leighton Centre. Guided Tours 11am & 2pm. Booking Essential. 01547 530 835 (Steve Burgess)
Tues 3rd:Knit & Natter, Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Fri 6th: Sensory Loss Exhibition & Coffee Morning. Corn Exchange. 9.30-12 noon
Fri 6th: Oktober Fest, Montgomery Brewery Visitor Centre. 5.30pm-10pm. www.montysbrewery.co.uk
Fri 6th/Sun 8th: Montgomery Walking Festival
Sat 7th: MWT Quiz Night, St Mary's Church House. 7pm-9pm. £5 per team of 4. 01938 555 654
Sat 7th: Half Day Beginners Photography Workshop, Cowshacc. Contact: peter.colby@gmail.com
Sat 7th:Charitable Concert of Organ Music, St Mary's Church. 7pm. Tickets £10 from the Tourist Information Centre or on the Door. 01938 553 164 for more information.
Weds 11th/Fri 13th: The Pyjama Game, Buttington Musical Theatre Company. 7.30pm.Adults £8, Children £5. Available from Welshpool ourist Information Centre, Reflections Hairdressers or on the Door.
Thurs 12th: The Welsh Chamber Orchestra, Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Sat 14th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 14th: Community Table Top Sale & Coffee Morning. Corn Exchange. 9-1.
Sun 15th: Gregynog Gardens open for NGS. 01686 650 224
Mon 16th: Film 'Their Finest' (12a). Town Hall. Doors open 6.30pm. £3.50
Tues 17th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553 001
Weds 18th: Bird Group Talk 'Upton Warren Bird Reserve'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Donations Welcome.
Sat 21st: Welshpool Antique & Flea Market. 9-3.30pm. £2. Welshpool Livestock Market.
Sun 22nd: Gregynog House Visit. 2.30pm. 01686 650 224
Mon 23rd: The Oil Man Speaks, 111. Talk by Alan Higgins. Corn Exchange, 7.30pm
Mon 23rd:Reading Group,Library. 5-6.15pm.01938553001
Fri 27th/Sun 29th: Halloween Pumpkin Trail, Powis Castle. 10.30am-4pm. Normal Admission Charge. No Booking Necessary
Sat 28th: Mid Wales Model Railway Show, Town Hall. 10.30-4.30. Adults £4, Accompanied Children Free.
Sat 28th: Halloween on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk
Tues 31st:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938 553 001
Tues 31st: MWT 'My Wild Life-Bees & Broom Sticks'. Family Nature Discovery Session. 11-12.30. £2 per Child. 01938 555 654

NOVEMBER

World War 1: 'The Homefront' Exhibition. Powysland Museum
Sat 4th: Fireworks Display, Maes y Dre
Mon 6th: Field of Remembrance
Thurs 9th: Richard Ormrod (Piano), Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Fri 10th: Service at Memorial Garden, Welshpool
Fri 10th: Festival of Remembrance, Town Hall
Sat 11th: Minutes Silence, 11am, Town Hall
Sat 11th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 12th: Remembrance Service & Parade
Mon 13th: Film 'Hidden Figures', Town Hall. Doors open 6.30pm. £3.50
Tues 14th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001
Weds 15th: MWT Bird Group Talk 'Choughs in Wales'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Donations Welcome. 01938 555 654
Mon 20th: Mike Clemens Film Show. Corn Exchange. 7.30pm. 01686 650 102
Sat 25th/Sun 26th: Father Christmas in his Grotto. Powis Castle. 11-4, £6.50 per child. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Mon 27th:Reading Group, Library. 5-6.15pm.01938553001
Tues 28th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001

DECEMBER

Fri 1st: Christmas Lights Switch On, Welshpool
Fri 1st/Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Normal Admission. No Booking Necessary. 01938 551 920
Sat 2nd: Pantomime – Peter Pan. Gregynog Hall. 11am & 1pm. Adults £10, Child (under 12) £7. Family £29. Booking Essential. 01686 650 224

Sat 2nd: Welshpool Winter Festival.
Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd: Father Christmas in his Grotto. Powis Castle, 11-4. £6.50 per child. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Sun 3rd: Christmas Concert by Gregynog Young Musicians. Gregynog Hall. 3pm. £10. 01686 650 224
Fri 8th: Casino Night, Gregynog Hall. 7pm-1am. £35. Booking Essential. Accommodation Available. 01686 650 224
Fri 8th/Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Normal Admission. No Booking Necessary. 01938 551 920
Sat 9th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. Sy21 8QJ
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Santa's Grotto, Gregynog Hall. 11am-3.30pm. £5 per child. No Booking Required. 01686 650 224
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Father Christmas in his Grotto. Powis Castle, 11-4. £6.50 per child. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Santa Specials, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.www.wllr.org.uk 
Mon 11th: Film 'Dunkirk', Welshpool Town Hall. Doors open 6.30pm. £3.50
Tues 12th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001
Thurs 14th: Christmas Decorations Workshop. 10am-4pm. Gregynog Hall. £35 including Meals. Booking Essential. 01686 650 224
Fri 15th/Sat16th/Sun 17th: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Normal Admission. No Booking Required. 01938 51 920
Sat 16th/Sun 17th: Father Christmas in his Grotto. Powis Castle, 11-4. £6.50 per child. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Sat 16th/Sun 17th/Mon 18th: Santa Specials, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk 
Weds 20th: MWT Bird Group Talk 'Animals Behaving Badly'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Donations Welcome. 01938 555 654
Fri 29th: Rock n Roll Christmas, Church House, 7.30pm.  Tickets include supper, bring own drinks. On Sale from 1st July. Early Booking is Advised.

2018

JANUARY
Weds 17: MWT Bird Group Talk & AGM. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Thurs 18th: William Dutton (Violin). Welshpool Methodist Church, 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010

FEBRUARY
Thurs 15th: The Albany Piano Trio. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Weds 21: MWT Bird Group Talk 'Barn Owls'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Donations Welcome. 01938 555 654

MARCH
Thurs 15th: The Bute Clarinet Quartet. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Weds 21: MWT Bird Group Talk 'Birds of Costa Rica'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Donations Welcome. 01938 555 654

APRIL
Sat 7th: The Jim Wynn Swingtet, Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £12. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010

MAY
Sat 19th: Montgomery Canal Triathlon

JUNE
Fri 22nd/Sun 1st July: Gregynog Festival
Sat 23rd/Sun 24th: Welshpool Festival of Transport

JULY
Mon 23rd/Thurs 26th: Royal Welsh Show

AUGUST
Sat 4th: Welshpool Carnival TBC
Thurs 9th: Guilsfield Show
Sat 18th:Montgomery Show

SEPTEMBER
Sat 1st: Llanfair Caereinion Show

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER